Expectations are high. Not only because of the long time this project has been in development and due to the tremendous budget and long-winding post-production efforts on the film. But also because David Fincher has made a reputation for creating timeless movie-making masterpieces, with certainly "Se7en", "Fight Club" and his recent "Zodiac" standing out as quite remarkable works of Hollywood's recent 15 years.
What now to expect of "Benjamin Button", a movie that begins to stun by its extraordinary tag-line long before you see the first frame of its pioneering visual effects trickery? -- Mark Olsen of the LA Times says:
And adding to this, Olsen's photo-article features a total of four frames from the movie, portraying Brad Pitt's aging process, at least two of which I haven't seen anywhere else. David Fincher speaks about his concern and dedication to making the effects work in every frame, in order to allow the audience to truly empathize with the film's lead-character. And additionally, Academy Award winning make-up artist Greg Cannom comments on the aging effects he and his team have achieved with "it was absolutely shocking how beautiful it was".
Need more of these praising, expectations raising outlooks!
Check out the full photo-article here: